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New York Times, Thursday, November 9, 1995

Author:
Bob Sefick
Editor:
Will Shortz
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108/7/19928/3/20000
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1.450002
Bob Sefick

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Sefick. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1995, The New York TimesNo. 1109 ( 16,802 )
Across
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Fair plot : ACRE
5
Laundry load : BASKETFUL
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Brown : TOAST
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Cowboy's horse : APPALOOSA
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Live coal : EMBER
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"Mee-ow!" crier of verse : CALICOCAT
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L.A.P.D. alert : APB
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Eliminate : ABOLISH
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Hypothethicals : IFS
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Regular character in "Blondie" : MAILMAN
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Overrun : TEEM
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Arthur Murray instruction : STEPS
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Forage areas : RANGES
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Out of port : ASEA
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Tops or props : TEES
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Office betting plans : POOLS
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Snoop group : CIA
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Costa Rican coin : CENTIMO
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Surfers' hangout with "the" : NET
42
Blackmore heroine : LORNA
44
Seaman-author : DANA
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Bodybuilders build them : PECS
46
Still on the market : UNSOLD
48
Tap choice : DRAFT
50
First name in tennis : ILIE
52
Yellow, trafficwise : CAUTION
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"The Kids Are Alright" band, with "The" : WHO
57
Juliet question, with "What's" : INANAME
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Boffo sign : SRO
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Showoff : HOTDOGGER
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Addict's program : REHAB
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Full, as clothes : UNTAPERED
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Wallop : SMITE
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Nags : PESTERERS
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Scott Turow title : ONEL
Down
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Varsity : ATEAM
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Empathy : COMPASSION
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TV projections : RABBITEARS
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Language suffix : ESE
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Breakfast sizzler : BACON
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"You're ____" ("Thanks") : APAL
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Take off : SPLIT
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Popular roll : KAISER
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Hardly a big spender : ELCHEAPO
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Unduly : TOO
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Geometry points : FOCI
12
F-111 fliers: Abbr. : USAF
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Bodybuilders build them : LATS
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Chaplin persona : TRAMP
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Tend the roast : BASTE
24
Greenery : LEA
26
Telephone "6" : MNO
29
1951 Crosby-Armstrong tune : GONEFISHIN
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Voters : ELECTORATE
31
J.F.K. sights : SSTS
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Rights champion, for short : ACLU
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Epilogue : END
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Hellenic vowel : ETA
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Trespass : SIN
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Circus whistler : CALLIOPE
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Gentlewoman : MADAM
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"____ don't!" : NOI
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Like some alibis : PAT
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Home run, in slang : DINGER
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Hand wringers : RUERS
51
Tidal bore : EAGRE
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Busch Stadium team : CARDS
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Prestigious prize : NOBEL
54
Lick : WHUP
55
Improve : HONE
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Baseball's Mel and Ed : OTTS
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____-do-well : NEER
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Latin case: Abbr. : DAT
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Comic Philips : EMO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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